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1 Evaluating Web-Based Information on Radioactive Wastes “Science, great, mighty and in the end, unerring” —Prof. Von Hardwigg in “Journey to the Center of the Earth” by Jules Verne. Books and Journals Books have editors and peer reviewers to make sure that the material is correct and current. Journal papers must first be peer-reviewed and edited before publication. Submissions may be rejected because the science shown is weak.
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2 Why papers are rejected for publication No new insights on the topic Lacked depth and rigor to be a journal paper The goal(s) and scope of the study were not given Too qualitative Too few samples to be representative Why papers are rejected for publication Too few (if any) replications of measurements Previous studies were ignored or not used effectively Experimental design flawed
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3 What about websites? The point is that there is a system in place to keep garbage out of the scientific literature. The same cannot be said for web-based
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